||Houser, Norman L.
Norman L. Houser,
aviation machinist's mate, first class, of Reliance has been transferred
from the Honolulu detachment of Air Transport Squadron 12 of the Naval
Air Transport Service to the states for further duty. The squadron
maintains aircraft of the far-flung Naval Air Transport Service which
daily sends planes over 20,000 miles of air routes from Oakland, Calif.,
to Tokyo, Guadalcanal and the Philippines.
Each month for the last four months, the service's planes
have been carrying more than 20,000 passengers and 125,000,000 pieces of
mail in addition to hundreds of tons of high priority cargo.